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Br Med Bull. 1998;54(1):39-53.

Epidemiology of Helicobacter pylori: acquisition, transmission, population prevalence and disease-to-infection ratio.

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School of Medicine and Dentistry, St Bartholomew's, London, UK.


This article focuses on factors relating to acquiring Helicobacter pylori, including re-acquiring H. pylori infection after successfully treatment. It considers variables that increase the risk of infection and explores the chances that an infected individual will develop symptomatic disease.

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